Monthly Archives: August 2009

The Top 10 Sexy Wines of All-Time

… brought to you by your flirtatious friends at Vinesse

    Let’s face facts: Virtually everything in life has sexual overtones.

     Sex has spawned movie ratings (X and R) and music ratings (“Warning: Contains Explicit Lyrics”).

     Sex sells products — everything from cars to shaving cream. Remember the commercial in which a blonde bombshell urges…

Posted in Wine Buzz

Staglin Hosts Music Festival for Mental Health

    The 15th annual Staglin Family Vineyard Music Festival for Mental
Health will be held on Saturday, September 12 at the Staglin Family
Vineyard in the Napa Valley town of Rutherford.

     The event will feature performances by legendary rock and roll queen Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo.

     Celebrating 15 years, the Staglin Family Vineyard Music Festival
is the highest grossing fund-raising event related to wine without an
auction, with a 14-year total, including…

Posted in Wineries of Distinction

GrapeFest Returns to Grapevine

     For nearly a quarter of a century, folks have flocked to the
historic Texas town of Grapevine for a one-of-a-kind, family-friendly
event known as GrapeFest.

     The 2009 edition is scheduled for September 17-20, and here’s a list of just some of the activities that are planned…

Posted in Our Wine Travel Log

Will Lighter Wine Bottles Pass the Squeeze Test?

    We’ve been weaning ourselves off of plastic water bottles for the better part of a year now.

     Whereas we once sipped our way through a couple dozen bottles per
week, now we’re toting portable mugs, and drinking out of plastic
bottles only on rare occasions.

     Many of the water companies have taken note of the shift in public
opinion over plastic bottles — and the damage they can do to…

Posted in Wine and the Environment
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